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I am really having a hard time with this one. I am more familiar with scripting languages with a simple escape character, these nested quotes and ticks are tricky. I can't seem to get the syntax on this one correct, any help would be appreciated:


FileWrite("for /f "tokens=1,2 delims=[]" %%A in ('ping myhostname.tld ^| find "Pinging"') do set ipaddress=%%B"


I get the whole "if it contains quotes, wrap it in ticks instead!" but this one has quotes nested in ticks and I am not sure how to handle that.

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Just double significant single or double quotes, the species of the enclosing string.

BTW the first FileWrite parameter is missing and a closing ) is needed.

FileWrite(<handle_or_path>, 'for /f "tokens=1,2 delims=[]" %%A in (''ping myhostname.tld ^| find "Pinging"'') do set ipaddress=%%B')


Edited by jchd

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